NMG vs JOZ Dream11: In the second and final game of the day, the defending champions Jozi Stars will be taking on Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at the St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
This would be the first game of the season for Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, whereas, the Jozi Stars will be playing their second game after losing to Cape Town Blitz in the tournament opener by 15 runs.
Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens and Fantasy picks for NMG vs JOZ Dream11 today match NMGediction.
St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth, 10th November at 05:30 PM IST
Total Played: 02
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants won- 01
Jozi Stars won- 01
Jozi Stars- LWWWL
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants- WLWLL
They are coming into this fixture on the back of a defeat against Capetown Blitz in their opening game.
Shoaib Malik won’t take part till the time Chris Gayle is here.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Possible changes: Left-arm spinner Aaron Phangiso might come in for Nono Pongolo who gave away 39 runs from 3 overs in the last game. No other changes are likely to take place.
Jozi Stars Playing 11- (Expected)
Chris Gayle, Rassie van der Dussen, Daniel Christian, Ryan Rickelton, Duanne Olivier, Temba Bavuma, Reeza Hendricks, Simon Harmer, Kagiso Rabada, Dane Paterson, Nono Pongolo/Aaron Phangiso
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
All-rounder JJ Smuts will be leading the 15-man squad in the competition.
There is no news about Jason Roy whether he has joined the squad or not.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Team combination: Skipper JJ Smuts is expected to open the innings along with the Australian recruit Ben Dunk. M Marais and F Behardien will form the batting unit along with wicket-keeper Heino Kuhn. In the bowling department, the likes of J Dala and B Hendricks will hold the key.
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Playing 11- (Expected)
Heino Kuhn, Reeza Hendricks, Ben Dunk, Chris Morris, Farhaan Behardien, M Marais, Grant Thomson, Imran Tahir, N Burger, B Hendricks, Junior Dala.
Jon-Jon Smuts (c), Imran Tahir, Jason Roy, Chris Morris, Junior Dala, Farhaan Behardien, Beuran Hendricks, Matthew Breetzke, Onke Nyaku, Ben Dunk, Heino Kuhn, Marco Marais, Grant Thomson, Akhona Mnyaka, Nandre Burger.
Temba Bavuma (c), Reeza Hendricks, Simon Harmer, Rassie van der Dussen, Kagiso Rabada, Delano Potgieter, Dane Paterson, Duanne Olivier, Eathan Bosch, Sinethemba Qeshile, Chris Gayle, Daniel Christian, Nono Pongolo, Ryan Rickelton, Shoaib Malik, Aaron Phangiso, Lizaad Williams.
Players to watch-out:
Chris Gayle: The Universe Boss has tons of experience when it comes to the shortest format. He has amassed 13,068 runs from 387 innings in T20s at a whopping strike-rate of 147.16.
Rassie van der Dussen: He finished as the highest run-getter in the last season. From 96 T20 innings, he has amassed 3184 runs striking at 131.19.
Daniel Christian: The veteran all-rounder is one of the most experienced players in the side. He has 4492 runs to his name from 252 innings and has scalped 223 wickets.
Kagiso Rabada: The lanky pacer has scalped 28 wickets from 21 T20Is.
Imran Tahir: He has an experience of 271 T20 matches from wherein he has scalped 338 wickets.
Chris Morris: The all-rounder has played 115 T20 innings and has managed 1496 runs at an average of 22.32 and has scalped 227 wickets.
JJ Smuts: The skipper has played 129 T20 knocks and has accumulated 3203 runs at an average of 27.61.
Wicket-keeper: H Kuhn
Batsmen: B Dunk, Chris Gayle (vc), R vd Dussen, R Hendricks
All-rounders: F Behardien, Daniel Christian (c), S Harmer
Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Junior Dala
Captain/vice-captain choices: Ben Dunk, R Hendricks, I Tahir, F Behardien
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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The Fantasy teams which we have NMGovided here of NMG vs JOZ Dream11 is best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.